Dr. Raj’s first priority is to always save your natural teeth. However, in cases where the tooth cannot be saved, an extraction is recommended.
Extraction may be performed for a single tooth or multiple teeth for any of the following reasons:
When you visit Center One Dental in Canonsburg, PA, we begin by examining your teeth to decide the best course of treatment for you. In case an extraction is needed, a X-ray is taken to get an idea of the exact position of the tooth to be extracted and also to check for abscesses. In case an abscess is present, it will have to be treated before performing the extraction. During the tooth extraction, the site is numbed and sedation is administered for patients who suffer from dental anxiety. Dr. Raj then carefully removes the tooth and the extraction site is cleaned and filled.
There are two types of tooth extraction:
Depending on your dental health, we may suggest dental implants or other replacements for rebuilding the missing teeth.
If you would like to get your decayed or impacted teeth examined to see if you may need a tooth extraction, schedule an appointment at Center One Dental in Canonsburg, PA.